|Ragged Dick - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger. Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting "the American Dream" of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through "luck and pluck". Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to "grow up 'spectable," and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his ...
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|Fame and Fortune - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr. Read by Alys AtteWater and Barry Eads. Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry E...
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